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Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's

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Composition

OXYBUTYNIN-5MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's belongs to the group of medicines called anti-spasmodic, and anti-cholinergic agents used to treat overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urinary incontinence (urine leakage), urgent or frequent urination, increased night-time urination, dysuria (painful or difficult urination). Additionally, Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's is used to treat night-time bed-wetting in children above 5 years when other treatments have not worked. 

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's contains 'Oxybutynin', which works by blocking the release of a chemical transmitter called acetylcholine, responsible for bladder muscle contractions. Thereby relaxing the smooth muscles of the urinary bladder and stopping sudden muscle spasms (contractions). This helps control urine by delaying the initial desire to empty the bladder and increases the urine holding capacity of the bladder.

You are advised to take Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as dizziness, sleepiness, headache, facial flushing, constipation, dry mouth, dry skin, urinary retention, and diarrhoea. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, and blurred vision; so drive only if you are alert. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's should not be given to children below 5 years as safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medications to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.

Uses of Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's

Treatment of Overactive bladder

Medicinal Benefits

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's belongs to the group of medicines called anti-spasmodic and anticholinergic agents. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's is used to treat overactive bladder with urinary incontinence symptoms (urine leakage), urgent or frequent urination, increased night-time urination, and dysuria (painful or difficult urination). Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's works by blocking the release of a chemical transmitter called acetylcholine, responsible for bladder muscle contractions. Thereby relaxing the smooth muscles of the urinary bladder and stopping sudden muscle spasms (contractions). This helps control urine by delaying the initial desire to empty the bladder and increasing the bladder's urine-holding capacity. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's decreases both frequency and urgency of urination and helps with bladder control in people with overactive bladder. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's is also used to treat night-time bed-wetting in children above 5 years when other treatments have not worked.

Directions for Use

Take Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's with or without food. Swallow Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's as a whole with water; do not chew, break or crush it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Facial flushing
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry skin
  • Urinary retention
  • Diarrhoea

Drug Warnings

Do not take if you are allergic to any of its contents; if you have myasthenia gravis (muscle problems), narrow-angled glaucoma, blockage/perforation in the stomach or intestine, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the large intestine), urinary blockage, frequent urination at night caused by kidney or heart disease. Inform your doctor if you are 65years or older; if you have an overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, glaucoma, irregular heartbeats, enlarged prostate, gastrointestinal disorders, indigestion, heartburn, heart, liver or kidney problems. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, and blurred vision, so drive only if you are alert. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's should not be given to children below 5 years as safety and efficacy have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience hallucinations while taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may interact with antihistamine (diphenhydramine), cholinesterase inhibitors (donepezil), pain killer (acetaminophen, oxycodone, hydrocodone), anti-hypertensive (metoprolol), anti-muscarinic agent (mirabegron), anti-psychotic (prochlorperazine, chlorpromazine, clozapine, haloperidol), anti-depressants (amitriptyline, imipramine, dosulepin), antiparkinson agents (levodopa, amantadine), cardiac glycoside (digoxin), anti-platelet (dipyridamole), anti-fungal (ketoconazole, itraconazole, fluconazole), antibiotics (erythromycin), anti-emetic (metoclopramide, domperidone), and anti-arrhythmic agent (quinidine).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid consuming alcohol along with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness. 

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have urinary obstruction, gastrointestinal obstruction, autonomic neuropathy, infectious diarrhoea, angle-closure glaucoma, or myasthenia gravis (muscle problems).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • DONEPEZIL
  • ACETAMINOPHEN
  • OXYCODONE
  • HYDROCODONE
  • METOPROLOL
  • MIRABEGRON
  • PROCHLORPERAZINE
  • CHLORPROMAZINE
  • CLOZAPINE
  • HALOPERIDOL
  • AMITRIPTYLINE
  • IMIPRAMINE
  • DOSULEPIN
  • LEVODOPA
  • AMANTADINE
  • DIGOXIN
  • DIPYRIDAMOLE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • FLUCONAZOLE
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • METOCLOPRAMIDE
  • DOMPERIDONE
  • QUINIDINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Pelvic floor exercises would help treat bladder spasms.
  • Avoid foods like sugars, carbonated beverages, tea, citrus fruits, tomatoes, spicy foods, chocolate and tea. 
  • Limit fluid intake as excess fluid intake could cause an urge to urinate frequently.
  • Avoid drinking excess alcohol or caffeinated drinks as they can worsen the symptoms.
  • Maintain a healthy weight, and exercise regularly.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol intake.
  • Take 6-8glasses or liquids every day.
  • Avoid processed foods. Instead, choose whole, unprocessed foods.
  • Include fruits, vegetables, and fibre-rich food in your diet.

Special Advise

  • A regular dental check-up is recommended if you are on long-term treatment with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Overactive bladder (OAB): The contraction or tightening of bladder muscles causes bladder spasms. This is termed an overactive bladder. Continuous contractions may cause an urge to urinate. Overactive bladder is characterised by involuntary leakage of urine, excessive urination, and urgent need to urinate. The common causes of bladder spasms are urinary tract infections, drinking too much caffeine or alcohol, diabetes, constipation, impaired kidney function, bladder stones, enlarged prostate, or neurological disorders. Overactive bladder symptoms include urinating more than 8 times in a day and more than 2 times at night, strong and sudden need to urinate, leakage of urine, and loss of bladder control.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's. Alcohol intake, along with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's, may cause increased drowsiness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's belongs to pregnancy category B. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will prescribe you Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may pass into breastmilk. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will decide whether breastfeeding mothers can take Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's or not.

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Driving

Unsafe

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, and blurred vision. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery unless you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Kidney

Caution

Please consult your doctor before taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's can be given to children above 5years if prescribed by the doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063
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FAQs

Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's works by blocking the release of a chemical transmitter called acetylcholine which is responsible for bladder muscle contractions. Thereby relaxing the smooth muscles of the urinary bladder and stopping sudden muscle spasms (contractions).
Dry mouth could be a side-effect of Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might help stimulate saliva and thereby prevents drying of the mouth.
There is some overlap between the symptoms of both OAB and BPH. OAB occurs due to uncontrolled urinary bladder muscle contractions. The main symptom of OAB is a sudden urge to urinate that is hard to control. On the other hand, BPH occurs due to an enlarged prostate gland, which puts pressure on the urinary bladder, thereby causing pain during urination.
Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's should be used with caution during hot weather as it may increase the chance of having a heat stroke. Avoid becoming dehydrated or overheated during exercise and in hot weather. Inform your doctor if you have heat intolerance or fever.
Consult your doctor before taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's if you have glaucoma. Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's is contraindicated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience loss of vision, blurred vision, or pain in the eye.
Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's may reduce the amount of saliva, thereby causing fungal infection of the mouth and tooth decay. To avoid this, maintain proper oral hygiene while taking Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's. A regular dental check-up is recommended if you are on long-term treatment with Tropan XL 5 Tablet 10's.

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